Even if you are giving your body the right nutrients and exercising regularly, sleep deprivation will have an effect on your mind and body. Here are some of the consequences of sleep deprivation I found from a publication on PubMed 1. Increase muscle tone 2. Increase sensitivity to #pain 3. Susceptible to pathologies such as #diabetes, #obesity, and #cardiovascular disease 4. Alters immune response and pattern of #hormonal secretion 5. Slower reaction 6. Impaired perception a
Hip Flexors is one of the reasons for lower back pain. When recognizing hip flexors for being the culprit for back pain you must first ask yourself this question....... Should I be stretching them or strengthening them?
There are 5 muscles that flex the hip. They are: 1) Flex the hip 90 degrees - Tesor Fasciae Latae, Rectus Femoris, & Sartorius 2) Flex the hip above 90 degrees - Psoas Major & Minor & Iliacus. Psoas and Iliacus attach to the lumbar spine and when they are